Goreswar College is the sole premier institute of Higher Education in the North-eastern part of Baska District, Assam. It was established on the 29th day of August 1974 by a team of selfless and untiring social workers and lovers of education of the greater Goreswar locality. Betna Siksha and Krishi Unayan Sangha (Betna Education and Agriculture Development Organization) was a major pioneering force in the venture that provided funds to develop the required initial infrastructure for the college after it had functioned from temporary sites for some time at the beginning. Started as an Arts College with the P.U. (pre-university now Higher Secondary) course in 1974 with 116 students, it rose to the status of a Degree College in and from the session 1977-78 as per G.U. Order No.-Aff/cg/1/77 with its P.U. (now H.S.) program still continued. The College was brought under Deficit system of Grants–in–Aid with effect from 1.9.81 as per Govt. of Assam, Director of Public Instructions’ Order No.NC.G (A)RC-2/82/17 dated Kahilipara, the 22nd July 1982. Again the College was provincialised w.e.f. 1st December 2005 by the Govt. of Assam along with other Deficit system of Grants-in-Aid Degree Colleges. The college has obtained inclusion under 2(F) & 12(B) of the UGC Act. of 1956 vide UGC order no. F8-31/95(CPP-I) dated 8th April 2003. At present the College has three streams-1) Arts and 2) Commerce and 3) Science.